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Lyon is situated in the south-east of France and is also named Capital of Gaules in recognition of its very important place in the Roman Empire. The town houses 236 monuments which are historically listed; there is a lot to see and to learn in this city. Start with monuments dating from the Roman age such as the Roman theatre of Fourvière, the Odéon, the Roman amphitheatre or the aqueduct of Gier.
Enjoy lunch at the restaurant “la Tetedoie” which offers a 360° panoramic view of the whole city. Afterwards you can walk along the edge of the Rhône River, and discover the 10% of the town listed on the UNESCO World Heritage composed of the 3 main districts, st Georges, St Paul and St Jean.
Famous for Food
Don’t forget that Lyon is the world gastronomic capital. Indeed, many world-renowned chefs come from this region. The town is situated in the heart of the area that produces many world-known food and agricultural products. The central position of the town in France means that its cuisine blends northern and southern cooking.
Getting to and from Lyon
Lyon is easily accessible by plane thanks to the International Airport Lyon Saint-Exupéry, situated 25km at the east of the town which links Lyon to many European cities. There are seven train stations in Lyon; three of them are the busiest. One is near the airport and the two others, Lyon Part-Dieu and Lyon Perrache are in the city centre. Lyon is also accessible by road via a number of motorways linking it to cities like: Geneva, Turin, Chambery, Marseille, Valence, Dijon, Paris, Reims, Toulouse, and of course beyond to Germany, Italy, Spain, and so on.
If you hire a campervan or motorhome from Lyon and you want to travel to the rest of France or Europe, most companies allow one-way rentals to other destinations in Europe (conditions apply).
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